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synonyms for whims

  • impulse
  • inclination
  • vagary
  • caprice
  • conceit
  • craze
  • desire
  • disposition
  • dream
  • fad
  • fancy
  • fantasy
  • freak
  • humor
  • notion
  • quirk
  • sport
  • thought
  • urge
  • vision
  • whimsy
  • passing thought

antonyms for whims

MOST RELEVANT
  • actuality
  • certainty
  • dislike
  • fact
  • hate
  • reality
  • seriousness
  • truth
  • plan
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How to use whims in a sentence

He knew absolutely nothing about her except the story she told of childish innocence and the whims of a selfish libertine.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
And he had borne with patience all her imperious strictures and had obeyed all her crazy and jealous whims.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
I have trouble enough doing the chores without catering to her whims.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
The covert sneers at and the openly-expressed compassion for his comrade's whims, weaknesses, and deficiencies, tell a tale.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
Most of his churches were ingenious compromises between his ideals and their necessities or whims.
MILTON'S ENGLANDLUCIA AMES MEAD
Full of whims and fancies, unstable, indeterminate, he was swayed by every passing emotion and influence.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
But, with sailor's fraternal spirit of helpfulness he sat down and went into the details of all the Montana's few whims.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Whims were evanescent, and this particular whim would pass away.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
With just such a smile kindly-disposed grown-up people respond to the nonsensical whims of children.
SMOKETURGENEV IVAN SERGEEVICH
So he looks after the body, seeks comfort and luxury for it, and strives for the necessary money with which to gratify its whims.
SPIRIT AND MUSICH. ERNEST HUNT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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